Simon Fuller quits Brand Beckham

Firm handles earnings, endorsements for soccer star, wife

LONDON -- The director of the company that handles earnings and endorsements for David Beckham and his wife Victoria has resigned.

Simon Fuller, the creator of the Pop Idol franchise in England, has left Brand Beckham Limited in a resignation confirmed to the official British company registry Tuesday.

The company oversees Beckham's earnings from the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS as well as his endorsements with his former Spice Girls wife.